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Correct spelling:
briefly
Definition:
Concisely; in few words.

Synonyms:

adjective
early
Matinal, Oversoon, on the dot, pre-existent, before appointed time, preexistent, unanticipated, on short notice, overearly.
adverb
awhile
not for long, for a spell, for a moment, transiently, for a little while, for a bit, for a while.
concisely
delicately, verbosely, brusquely, incisively, shortly, bluntly, punily, minutely, summarily, Paltrily, tersely, concisely, scantily, succinctly, abruptly, narrowly, meagerly, curtly, compactly.
in brief
in short, concisely, in few words.
quickly
hurried, like mad, fast, rapid, urgent, frenetic, hasty, like a shot, in a flash/like a flash/quick as a flash.
shortly
lowly, punily, compactly, shortly, succinctly, concisely, curtly, squatly, stubbily.
transiently
temporarily, rootlessly, cursorily, momentarily, transiently, Evanescently, transitorily, impermanently, restlessly, Flickeringly, instantaneously, Passingly, Fleetingly.
adverb
all
briefly.
awhile
for the moment.
concisely
abruptly, bluntly, tersely, punily, compactly, delicately, curtly, in a nutshell, narrowly, incisively, shortly, concisely, scantily, in short, minutely, succinctly, summarily, brusquely, in brief, meagerly, to sum things up, Paltrily.
continuously
away.
early
Proximately, soonest, ere long.
for a short time
momentarily, for a little while, in passing, hastily, Fleetingly, quickly, temporarily, transiently.
in brief
in a few words, in a word.
shortly
squatly, lowly, stubbily.
transiently
temporarily, rootlessly, cursorily, momentarily, transiently, Evanescently, transitorily, impermanently, restlessly, Flickeringly, instantaneously, Passingly, Fleetingly.
noun
briefly
in brief, in short, shortly, concisely.
Examples of usage:
  1. " It is not good," he replied, briefly. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  2. " Well, now, that was quite a good idea for a little girl to have," she said briefly. – Understood Betsy by Dorothy Canfield
  3. Then, briefly, he explained the reason. – A Master's Degree by Margaret Hill McCarter
  4. " I'm glad you're feeling so much better," she said briefly, taking her seat. – The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic
  5. He nodded briefly to Tommy and walked off again. – The Whirligig of Time by Wayland Wells Williams

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